Leiden International Film Festival
Founded in 2006, the Leiden International Film Festival (LIFF) has become one of the leading film festivals in the Netherlands showcasing feature films that examine the border between art-house and mainstream from all over the world. The 2013 edition lasted 10 days, screened 87 films, from 23 countries including Inside Llewyn Davis, La Grande Bellezza, The Lunchbox, Short Term 12, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, The Spectacular Now, Prince Avalanche, Kill Your Darlings, Enough Said and Computer Chess and welcomed over 30.000 visitors. With its American Indie Competition LIFF aims to discover and cultivate an audience for today's emerging American filmmakers in the Netherlands.
The 9th edition of the festival will take place from October 31 through November 9, 2014.
American Indie Competition 2013
Last festival, Destin Cretton's SHORT TERM 12 won the American Indie Competition of the eight edition of the Leiden International Film Festival. With a score of 4.5 out of 5, the film was awarded with the LIFF Audience Award.here.